Shakespeare for Children [With eBook]

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Shakespeare for Children [With eBook]

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Written By: Charles Lamb       
Narrated By: Josephine Bailey
Date: 31 July 2008
Duration: 05:13:00

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Dramatization Shakespeare

| Summary

Brother-and-sister writing team Charles and Mary Lamb interweave the words of Shakespeare with their own (some 200 years later, in 1807) to bring ten of his best plays to the young reader.

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| Author

Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb (10 February 1775 – 27 December 1834) was an English essayist, poet, and antiquarian, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, co-authored with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764–1847).

Friends with such literary luminaries as Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and William Hazlitt, Lamb was at the centre of a major literary circle in England. He has been referred to by E. V. Lucas, his principal biographer, as "the most lovable figure in English literature".

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